All 2010 Retirements/Splits

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by haribobo, May 13, 2010.

  1. haribobo

    haribobo Well-Known Member

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    Just wanted to get all this posted in one place, and see if all these are accurate- please add corrections!

    Men- Stephane Lambiel

    Ladies- Bebe Liang, Susanna Poykio, Yukari Nakano

    Pairs- Langlois/Hay, Tanovich/Chau, Mukhortova/Trankov, Canac/Coia, Volosozhar/Morozov, Shen/Zhao, Duhamel/Buntin, Sergejeva/Glebov, Castile/Okolski, Zanforlin/Degli-Esposti?, Pang/Tong?

    Dance- Navarro/Bommentre, Belbin/Agosto, Summersett/Gilles, Khoklova/Novitski, Domnina/Shabalin, Pratt/Obzansky, Delobel/Schoenfelder, Copely/Stagniunas
  2. aliona22

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    when was this announced?
  3. haribobo

    haribobo Well-Known Member

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    DomShabs may not be split/retired, I just feel like I kept hearing that he is unable to skate anymore or something....but looking back through threads now it seems they are only taking time off for now...sorry about that!
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  4. loopey

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    Does this mean Inoue/Baldwin are continuing, or have they just not made a public announcement?
  5. Sylvia

    Sylvia Whee, summer club comps!

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    Heard a rumor that Inoue/Baldwin may be continuing...

    No official press release yet for Belbin/Agosto.

    Julia Sebestyen is reported to have retired, IIRC.
  6. haribobo

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    Inoue/Baldwin were seemingly but not officially retired after Nationals, but now they are still on the envelopes and whatnot so as of today, they haven't retired yet! Hmm
  7. MikiAndoFan#1

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    Tanith & Ben?! Really?

    :drama:
  8. attyfan

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    Last I heard, B/A and Sasha Cohen were both in the official USFS team envelopes, with B/A in Team A, Tier Two and Sasha in Team B, Tier One. If either (or both) are retiring, they have not yet made it official.

    http://www.usfsa.org/Story.asp?id=44590&type=media
  9. tarotx

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    Sasha has said she'll decide after tour while Tanith has all but retired from competition in every interview I've watch/read from her. I do believe they are both done though...unless the new rules (that imply perky is the new black) persuades Tanith to stay around ;)
  10. Ziggy

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    It's not official yet but it looks a done deal that Domnina/Shabalin are retiring.
  11. oleada

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    According to another thread in here, Roman Kostomarov said in an interview that Domnina had retired.
  12. aliona22

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    thanks, do you remember which thread it was in?
  13. Debbie S

    Debbie S Well-Known Member

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    Noooooooo! :yikes: :scream:
  14. oleada

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    http://www.fsuniverse.net/forum/showthread.php?t=73511

    From the second post in the thread:
  15. moebius

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    What does it take to get rid of them????
    They should retire and start making babies (shudders at the thought of a John Baldwin III)!!!
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  16. igniculus

    igniculus Well-Known Member

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    Yes.
  17. Polymer Bob

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    I have slowly come to the realization that few skating careers end on a totally happy note. Anyway, here we have a team who have only won 2 ISU events, and have never won a competition off of American soil. Maybe they want to achieve at least one more significant victory before retiring. This would increase their value in the touring circuit.
  18. Dilng

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    :lol:My thoughts exactly!!
  19. Mevrouw

    Mevrouw living every minute

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    Castile/Okolski have retired.
    Navarro & Bommentre also.

    Langlois & Hay - she says "retired' on her facebook page
  20. haribobo

    haribobo Well-Known Member

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    Glad we are all on the same page!

    Gimazetdinova retired too right?
  21. poths

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    Copley is such a disappointment for me. :( She had way more to give.

    The rest had gone as far as they were going to go, :respec: to Sebesteyen and Poykio for :kickass: programs over the last decade (here and there ;) )

    As much as I disliked Langois as a performer, she helped Cody become a pretty class A pairs partner. I hope he continues as I feel he has MANY more years in him and could be stellar with a good female.
  22. MOIJTO

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    Really, the door was slammed in their face this year at Olympics, I would take that as a "please retire" from the judges!
  23. MikiAndoFan#1

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    In my opinion, the judges slammed the door to the wrong couple!

    :wall:
  24. mia joy

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    Any news whether the Kerrs are continuing or retiring? Considering the 2012 Euros in GB I really hope they stay until then, but you never know.
  25. jlai

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    It depends on the expectation of the skater (or fans).
    If the skater thinks that nothing but the Olympic medal and world gold will fulfill his/her potential--something FSUers tend to believe themselves-- then very very few skaters end on a happy note, because only skaters like Tara and Evan fit the bill. Even Brian, with his one world gold, is saidto have not fulfilled potential (while true, he certainly has fulfilled a lot).

    If the expectation is just to medal at a big event, then we have a max of 15 skaters who fit the category (15 medals at world / Oly. per O cycle).

    If the expectation is just to have skated clean competitions or end with a strong competition, then more skaters fall into that category. Even KVP can say he ends happily (if he retires now).
  26. MikiAndoFan#1

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    I think they plan on competing one more season, but until 2012 would be great!

    :cheer2:
  27. Ziggy

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    They will have a baby girl and a baby boy twins and once they grow up they will become a Baldwin/Baldwin pair team.

    I haven't seen or heard any announcements. I guess you would expect her too but then I am hoping she's going to skate until she's 57 at least. :glamor:

    No definite decision yet. Last I heard they were still thinking about whether to retire or continue a bit longer.
  28. cruisin

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    I understand that Khoklova is going to Shpilband, tried out with Stagniunas. But that didn't result in a team.

    Zaretskis are retiring.
  29. MikiAndoFan#1

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    Really?

    :eek:
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  31. cruisin

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    Yes, it's not surprising really. They've been skating for a long time. They are ready for a new adventure. Roman is 27 (birth date 4/83) and has had some injuries. They have done remarkably well and should be very proud of how well they represented Israel. And Israel should be proud of them. I wish them all the best.
  32. MikiAndoFan#1

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    :fragile:

    Will Alexandra search for a new partner? She's still young.
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  34. cruisin

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    I don't think so. She's been skating since she was very young, I think she wants a life. :)
  35. MikiAndoFan#1

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    Oh, I see.

    :)

    I wish both of them the best in their life and good luck on whatever they plan to do in the future!
  36. Debbie S

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    So is she partnering with Fedor?

    Bummer, I was hoping they'd skate for another year or 2, but I can understand. I wish them the best. Does Israel have another dance team?
  37. cruisin

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    I've heard rumors, but nothing substantial.

    None of any status, that I'm aware of.
  38. shah

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    if we think of the same couple, I agree :)

    :eek:. for me that's quite unexpected!

    btw, goo Gizmoo, skate till 80! :D
  39. icecat

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    Last I heard Brooke Frieling and Lionel Rumi were representing Israel..not much high level experience, however. Rumi did some JGP's for France, I think Freiling's highest US finish was 10th or 11th in Novice with Buck Withrow. She trained with Ben Westenberger for a few months and eventually moved to PA where she partnered with Rumi, after working with a Russian dancer. I think they did one Int'l last year.Haven't heard much since then, though. Could turn out to be pretty good with a bunch more experience together.Only saw one video, so it's hard to tell, they were still pretty raw. It took Copley and Saguinas time to gel so who knows.
  40. skatak

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    wow... after Worlds in Torino i just thought the Zars could be verrry close to the Euros podium.
    would have like to see other FD from them, but hey they can do other things than skating... thanks to them !